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Pantyhose: It’s (still) what to wear

When the results of a LinkedIn survey regarding outdated office equipment and practices pinged around the internet last week, I quickly zeroed in on the most crucial item: 27 percent of 7,000 respondents predicted that formal business attire such as suits, ties and pantyhose are likely to vanish from offices in the next five years.

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Accept the discipline of ownership

There is perhaps no profession where entitlement is less justified than in the law. Practice needs should always be fulfilled first, and personal needs should be met with the minimum expense necessary to maintain a standard of living.

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BEV BUTULA: Citizen Media Law Project helps lawyers survive in digital world

The Citizen Media Law Project is hosted by Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society. The focus of the Citizen Media Law Project website is to “ensure that individuals and organizations involved in online journalism and digital media have access to the legal resources, education, tools, and representation that they need to thrive.”

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BLAWG LOG: Hupy on social responsibility and giving back; Idleman on legal anomalies in federal Indian law

Years ago, I attended a seminar where the late Attorney Harry M. Philo was one of the speakers. I don’t remember where the seminar was or who the other speakers were, but I will never forget one thing that this very prominent lawyer said, “The primary social responsibility of personal injury lawyers is to prevent accidents and reduce the number of injuries. It is only when we fail in this responsibility that we move to our secondary responsibility of obtaining compensation for our clients.”

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Fundamental changes that influence your practice

When lawyers enter legal practice, they understand that certain aspects of what they will be doing will change during their careers. There will be new laws and regulations, new court decisions from which to take emerging precedents, and technological advances that will make once-common office tools virtually extinct.

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